Sustainability Days: Green shopping in the green city

From the 1. until the 4. of June took place the official Sustainability Days in Baden-Württemberg. With the event the state tries not only to attract awareness to the global environmental problems and subjects, but to show how single individuals with their commitment can become part of the change. Since we can’t all have great ideas (and we don’t need to), we can at least try to be more conscious about our daily life and especially about what we buy. So here is how to shop green in the green Freiburg.

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Easy Bike Rental System by VAG: Frelo

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of carsharing websites and apps. The new and more environmentally friendly option that is becoming more and more common is bike rental service apps. Considering that Freiburg is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities, it is no surprise that VAG is about to bring its own bike rental service Frelo into action starting from 17th of May. Read this post to learn more about Frelo! Weiterlesen

4 Outdoor Things You Can Do to Welcome Spring in Freiburg

After Fasnet, during which we chased away the spirits of winter, it is time to celebrate the arrival of spring. Freiburg and its surroundings are without a doubt beautiful in all seasons, but spring is perhaps the prettiest; it is when nature starts to awaken, and days get longer as well as brighter. To get in the spring mood means spending more time outdoors, thus in this post, I present you five activity suggestions to welcome spring and get moving. Weiterlesen

How to Nachhaltigkeit: Eine Einführung

Wer in Freiburg lebt, wird früher oder später mit diesem Thema konfrontiert werden: Nachhaltigkeit. Nicht nur das Stadtbild wird durch eine Vielzahl von Grünflächen, Solaranlagen gekleideten Gebäuden oder den Windrädern auf dem Roßkopf von einem bewussten Umgang mit der Umwelt gezeichnet. Auch die Einwohner und Einwohnerinnen der Studentenstadt scheinen viel Wert auf ihren ökologischen Fußabdruck zu legen. So gilt das Fahrrad als Lieblingsfortbewegungsmittel des Klischeefreiburgers, sein Jutebeutel erweckt den Anschein durchgängiger Griffbereitschaft und Fairtrade-Kaffee wird lediglich aus der persönlichen Thermostasse genossen.

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